The 2015 Pwnie Nominee For Most Epic Fail


Credit: WhiteHat Security

WhiteHat security released their own web browser called ‘Aviator’, which we can only assume was named after movie starring Leonardo DeCaprio as Howard Hughes. Apparently, writing a secure web browser is hard (editor’s note: let’s go shopping) and it had quite a few weaknesses as pointed out by some no-names (Justin Who?) at Google. Secure by default is always hard, even when adopting the Chromium code base.